Starts as an apprentice in 1964 in the studio of the architects Martorell, Bohigas and Mackay. His five-year period in the studio outlines his future as a versatile designer. In 1975 the prestigious English magazine Design makes a special mention of his "fan lamp", exhibited together with the Olivetti writing machine of the master Mario Bellini, but industry was not finished off in Barcelona and did not bet on young values. Nominated in three occasions to the national design prize. He is co-author together with Javier Mariscal of the Hotel Domine de Bilbao, of the restaurant-music hall Calle 54 and the 11nth floor of the Puerta de America Hotel. His stool "Freddy" for Amat-3 is a return to the world of product design and his Clip chair and Paquito armchair for Uno Design are his latest contribution. Teacher at the design schools Eina, Elisava in Barcelona and the Fine Arts Faculty of Salamanca, also invited professor in the "Faculté D'Aménagement" of Montreal (Canadá) and the Bolivarian University of Medellín (Colombia).
Born in Barcelona in 1983. Ferran Lajara studied a BA Product Design at Eina, Escola de disseny i art, Barcelona, graduating in 2006. After that, he moved to London, where he studied Furniture Design at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design and a MA Product Design at Kingston University. Ferran Lajara has collaborated with several studios in Barcelona (Lagranja, design for companies and friends) and London (AB rogers design).
Fluye, industrial design studio is formed by Paola Cerdá Sánchez and Berta Recatalá Clemente both techniques in industrial design engineers who have supplemented their training with a master's degree in ´Design Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Valencia.
Interior and industrial designer, Francesc Rifé (Sant Sadurní d’Anoia, 1969) founds his own studio in Barcelona in 1994. Influenced by minimalism and following a familiar tradition linked to craftsmanship, his work focuses on ways of approaching spatial order and geometric proportion. Currently Rifé leads a team of professionals from several design fields. His projects, national and international, embrace from interior to industrial design in the commercial and private sectors. Throughout his career, Rifé has been awarded with prizes from the field of design like Contract World, Red Dot, ICFF Editors, HiP in Chicago, FAD, and several ASCER awards.
Born in Barcelona in 1986, Francesc Gasch studied Industrial Design Engineering at Escola Superior de Disseny Elisava and graduated in 2007. In 2009 he graduated in Higher Degree in Product Design at Escola Superior de Disseny Elisava. During this period, he participated in different workshops focused on product design with leading companies like Bayer or Decathlon. In 2010 founded his Barcelona based studio, after live almost seven months in the north of France, where he worked as a product designer for a French brand. The same year, he won the 5th Edition of Hi-cooking Castey International Design Awards Contest as “the most functional” project. Since then, he works in a diverse range of projects including both industrial design products to furniture collections.